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Suggest folic acid dosage to be taken during pregnancy

Hi, I was taking folic acid tablets before i was pregnant,now i am pregnant for 5 weeks and doctor gave me Emfolic DHA,1 tablet per day. Do i need to take extra folic acid tablets or this is enough. Cannot reach my doctor to check with her. Tablet is 5mg of folic acid and 100 of DHA
Sat, 1 Feb 2014
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Hello!
Thanks for your query.
Emfolic DHA ,1 tablet per day is enough.
You should take it until 12 weeks of pregnancy and then consult with your doctor.
Take care of your self
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